B.K.S. Iyengar brought yoga to the west


The New York Times

By Amy Waldman

. . . Perhaps no one has done more than Mr. Iyengar to bring yoga to the West. Long before Christy Turlington was gracing magazine covers, decades before power yoga was a multimillion-dollar business, Mr. Iyengar was teaching Americans, among others, the virtues of asanas and breath control.

http://www.nytimes.com/2002/12/14/world/the-saturday-profile-for-yoga-guru-reaching-perfection-is-a-stretch.html